Biodiversity Project Employment Announcement
Senior Communications Specialist
Full-Time Position, Competitive Salary, Commensurate with Experience. Benefits include: 3 weeks annual leave, plus 2 personal days and 10 paid holidays along with health and retirement package. Excellent, flexible working environment
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Review of applications will begin September 30. Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
About Biodiversity Project:
non-profit Biodiversity Project, based in
Communications Specialist will work with our Executive Director and our
Communications Staff to implement current projects in the
Additional duties include new program planning and development, fundraising through foundation research and proposal writing, outreach and prospecting for potential “fee-for-services” clients, public relations and media outreach, partner relations, internal organizational development, and may include Web development and Web site management.
Candidates should possess demonstrated experience and skills in public communications planning and implementation, public opinion research and analysis, marketing, journalism and/or new media, environmental policy experience, and strong writing, presentation, and public speaking skills. Experience in a non-profit setting - including successful proposal writing and grants management - a degree in a communications-related field, project evaluation, public presentations, and a personal commitment to environmental advocacy are highly desired. A minimum of five-years professional experience is required.
An advanced degree in communications, the social sciences, or education is preferred, but strong professional experience and/or relevant professional training and development accepted. Candidates should be proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, HTML or Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, and/or other related Web and print publishing and graphic design software.
Candidates must be versatile, self-starting, and adept at working on a variety of programs concurrently.
Director of Communications Programs
P: 608-250-9876 x12
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